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*Senegal- French in Dakar
Dakar, Senegal; Goree, Senegal; Lac Rose, Senegal; Mbour, Senegal (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Summer
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Budget Sheets Summer
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Scholarship Available: Yes
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Program Type:
Education Abroad
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Language of Instruction:
English, French
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Housing Option:
Home Stay, Hostel/Hotel
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Minimum GPA:
2.0 undergraduates
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Program Director:
Dr. Babacar Mboup
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Age Requirement:
18 and older
Program Description:
Program Description:

Study French in Dakar, Senegal 

Senegal Collage

General Information

Spend 3 weeks in Senegal immersed in the French language and Senegalese culture. Get six hours of credit while experiencing Africa! It is a three-week long tour, the scope of which embraces the french language study as West Africa culture, literature, and history. The main goal of this program is to help students improve their French language skills, learn about the country, and broaden their perspective on African history, culture, and literature.

Duration: May 31 —June 22, 2020
Location:  Dakar, Senegal
Cost: $ 4,500 plus VSU tuition and fees 
The program cost includes stay with a host family, excursions, most meals, and airfare.





Program Fee: $4,500

$300  application fee is due at the time of application and is subtracted from your total fee. 
Payment is made in two installments. 
The first installment of $2,200.00 is due on February 15, 2020.
The second installment of $2,000.00 is due April 15, 2020.  

***Program fee does not include tuition, textbooks, visa application fees, passport and related expenses.***

For more information please contact:

Dr. Babacar Mboup                        Irina McClellan       
(229) 333-5948                              (229) 333-7410        

Accommodation Statement

VSU study abroad programs strive to provide reasonable accommodations for students with documented disabilities.  Areas of disability include, but are not limited to visual, hearing, learning, psychological, medical, and mobility impairments. If you receive disability-related accommodations at VSU or at your home university, or if you anticipate needing accommodations at your overseas site, you will arrange for them with your study abroad program director and the staff in the Access Office.  Examples of accommodations include note taking assistance, extended test time, a quiet testing location, alternative text/media, and accessible housing. Please provide information about your accommodation needs at the time of your application and allow time to arrange for accommodations. Please be aware that not all institutions, housing facilities, transportation and sites abroad will be able to provide accessibility and/or address all disability issues. 

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Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2020 02/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission 05/31/2020 06/22/2020

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
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